Weekend Recap from EME News
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Haroun 44.27, Bruintjies 9.97
LA CHAUX DE FONDS (SUI, Jul 5): The Resisprint international meet in favorable 1039 m altitude produced superb sprinting times. In the men 400 m Isaac Makwala improved one day old African record of Wayde van Niekerk to World leading 43.72. Only Michael Johnson, Harry Reynolds, Jeremy Wariner and Quincy Watts were ever faster and it is also the best time since Wariner´s 43.45 when getting the Osaka title in 2007. Second Abdelilah Haroun of Qatar improved not only Asian junior but also senior record to 44.27 and is second best junior ever. Third South African Ofentse Mogawane 45.75 ahead of Italian Matteo Galvan 45.95. In other race Jarrin Solomon of Trinidad 45.15 ahead of Koumi Sadam of Sudan 45.58 PB and in third run Poland´s Jakub Krzewina 45.88.

Another superb mark was new South African 100 m record by Henricho Bruintjies 9.97 (+0.8) in the 100 m heats. Behind him Kemar Hyman of Cayman Islands 10.11, Italian Jacques Riparelli personal best 10.11, Moroccan Aziz Ouhadi 10.16 and Swiss Alex Wilson 10.17. All the other 100 m heats were wind-aided. In the final then against wind Bruintjies clocked 10.28 (-2.1) over Ouhadi 10.32 and Hyman 10.37. Excellent also women 400 m where Nigerian Patience George improved to 50.76 and second Kabange Mupopo of Zambia got national record 50.86, third Italian Maria Benedicta Chigbolu also PB 51.67. Swiss Lea Sprunger in her only third race ever at 400 m hurdles improved to great 55.60, also World champs qualifier. In men hurdles national records for the winners, Ronald Forbes 110 m for Cayman Islands 13.47 (+1.3) and in the 400 m Mohamed Sghaier for Tunisia 49.22. Italian Enrico Demonte won the 200 m in 20.55 (-0.7) and French Alice Decaux women 100 m hurdles 13.05 (-0.7).

Asher-Smith 11.08, Ujah 10.10
BIRMINGHAM (GBR, Jul 5): On the final day of the British championships, Laura Muir surged impressively during the women’s 1500m, running the final 800m in 2:03 to win in 4:10.37. Laura Weightman (4:14.83) and Jess Judd (4:16.08) took the other medals. After Asha Philip pulled up in the semis, the women’s 100m final was all about Dina Asher Smith. The 19 year old clocked a CR of 11.08 (0.5) to clearly beat Bianca Williams (11.43) and 19 year old Desiree Henry (11.45). CJ Ujah moved away in the second half of the men’s 100m final to win in 10.10 (-0.6), beating European champion James Dasaolu (10.24) and 19 year old Ojie Edoburun (10.27). There was a national record in the men’s 5000m walk: Tom Bosworth 19:00.73. Rabah Yousif won the 400m in a great PB of 45.01, his previous best was set in 2011. Jarryd Dunn won silver with 45.24 while Nigel Levine and Martyn Rooney (45.88) could not be separated in third. Dan Bramble led into the final round of the long jump with 804 (0.5) but then Olympic champion Greg Rutherford got out to 811 (-0.6) to win his fifth title. Shara Proctor reached 686 (1.4) in the first round of the women’s long jump, a mark no-one else could better. The closest came in the last round, when Lorraine Ugen got out to 669 (0.0). Katarina Johnson Thompson took third (656, 0.3). Lynsey Sharp won the 800m in 2:02.40 from Shelayna Oskan Clarke (2:02.80); Jenny Meadows was 6th in 2:03.67. Steph Twell won the women’s 5000m title in 15:38.01, beating Laura Whittle (15:41.13) and NCAA cross country champion Kate Avery (15:48.37). Junior Kyle Langford won the men’s 800m in 1:49.70. Niall Flannery topped the men’s 400mH in 50.16 with Dai Greene third (50.82). Eilidh Child (55.57) won the women’s race. Anyika Onuora (51.87) beat world champion Christine Ohuruogu (52.04) in the women’s 400m. Charlie Grice (3:50.66) took victory in the men’s 1500m and Lawrence Clarke won the 110mH in 13.55 (-1.3).
A. Brown 20.11w
EDMONTON (CAN, Jul 5): Final day of Canadian Championships had 200 m finals wind-aided. Aaron Brown 20.11 (+2.1) on the men side ahead of Brendon Rodney 20.46 and among women Kimberly Hyacinthe 22.56 (+2.6) beating Crystal Emmanuel 22.83 and Khamica Bingham 22.86. Shawn Barber cleared 560 in the pole vault and Tim Nedow won the shot with 20.53. In the women 400 m hurdles Sarah Wells 56.03 over Fawn Dorr 56.52 and Sage Watson 56.57. In tactical 800 m Fiona Benson 2:08.52 over Melissa Bishop 2:08.60, both sub 2 minutes runners this year.

V. Cheruiyot 10 000 m standard
BRUSSELS (BEL, Jul 5): Kenyan World champion Vivian Cheruiyot in her first 10 000  m on the track since London Olympic Games clocked at Brussels Grand Prix World champs standard 31:13.29. Kevin Borlee won the 400 m in 45.62 over Terrence Agard 45.82. Spanish Yidiel Contreras won the 110 m hurdles in 13.37 (+1.7) PB what is second best in All-time Spanish list. Jaisuma Saidy Ndure of Norway topped the 100 m in 10.21 (+1.0). After St. Niklaas on Saturday Michael Bultheel was slower in 50.51 at 400 m hurdles , but Liemarvin Bonevacia faster in the 200 m 20.63 (+1.3) PB. Axelle Dauwens won women 400 m hurdles 56.56 and Philip Milanov dominated in discus 64.35. Abdelhadi Labali of Morocco was the best in the 1500 m 3:38.60 and fourth Jochem Vermeulen (will be 17 in August) improved Belgian youth record to 3:44.27. 

AUBAGNE (FRA, Jul 5): The winners of the European Combined Events Cup Super League are Russia. The athletics powerhouse successfully defended their title, scoring 41700 points. France followed with 40724, with Estonia (39875) getting bronze ahead of Ukraine (39461). Russia’s Ilya Shkurenyov won the decathlon with a solid 8378, his second best performance ever. Ukraine’s Oleksiy Kasyanov followed with 8105 while Romain Barras of France also got over 8000m, finishing his first decathlon since 2011 with 8007 points. His compatriot Florian Geffrouais was 4th with 7970 and Russia’s Yevgeniy Sarantsev got 5th with 7851. Ukraine’s Alina Fyodorova held her lead in the heptathlon, ending the event with 6278. Behind her, Estonia’s Grit Šadeiko scored 6196. The two are familiar with each other, having competed as rivals since underage international competitions. Anna Blank of Germany made up ground on the second day to score 6037. In fourth was another Russian: Ulyana Aleksandrova with 5963.
INOWROCLAW (POL, Jul 5): Switzerland performed bery well in the heptathlon, helping them to top the European Combined Events Cup First League with 39694 points. Poland had to settle for second with 39229, while Spain took third on 39069 points. Overnight decathlon leader Martin Roe of Norway managed to stay on top, scoring a PB of 7875 to hold off the challenge by Spain’s Pau Tonnesen (7841). Poland’s Paweł Wiesiołek picked up 7767 points for third. Karolina Tyminska of Poland took the heptathlon win with 6174. She was followed by three Swiss, Linda Zublin being the best with 6047.
INOWROCLAW (POL, Jul 5): Finland triumphed in the European Combined Events Cup Second League with 36948 points. The league had only three other teams: Portugal (36311), Latvia (36296) and Greece (35547). In the heptathlon, Laura Ikauniece-Admidiņa of Latvia improved her national record to 6470, setting PBs in the 200m and shot. The best score of the day in the lowest class. Multistars champion Sofia Ifantidou of Greece took second with 5945. The Finns came through strong on the second day of the decathlon. Joli Koivu finished on top with a big new PB of 7462 and he was followed by his teammate Tero Ojala (7226). Day one leader Edgars Eriņš ended up 5th. 


SREMSKA MITROVICA (SRB, Jul 4): At Balkan Youth Champs best girls team Romania 92.5 ahead of Serbia 86.5 and Turkey 71. In the boys ranking Turkey clearly dominated with 143 points over Croatia 72 and Serbia 71. Top results on the girls side Andrea Miklos of Romania 54.1 in the 400 m, Diana Bogos also Romanian 2:08.33 in the 800 m, Slovenians Nika Glojaric 13.56 (0.0) hurdles and Lara Omerzu 180 high jump with Montenegro thrower Kristina Rakocevic 17.24 (shot, 3kg) and 51.82 (discus). Among boys to note Croatian Ivan Vujevic 751 (-0.9) in long jump, Talha Senses of Turkey 210 PB in high jump and Liris Charalampos of Greece 14.09 (-0.8) at 110 m hurdles.

PITESTI (ROU, Jul 4-5): At Balkan Junior Championships Turkey had best teams in girls and boys final rankings. Women scored 171.5 points ahead of Romania 140 and Serbia 103, in the men 155 over Romania 143.5 and Greece 115. Turkey´s Baltuhan Altintas won first day the 400 m in 46.51 and second day the 200 m in 21.18 (+0.9). Bulgarian Petar Peev was the fastest in the 100 m 10.59 (-0.5). Girls star was Romanian jumper Florentina Marincu with 666 (+0.4) long jump and 13.32 (-0.5) triple. Serbian Katarina Sekulic (born in 2000) won girls 400 m in excellent 55.30.


BAD LANGENSALZA (GER, Jul 4): Usual top marks at the 22nd special long jump meet here. South African Zarck Visser improved in round two his life-time best to superb 840 (+1.8) and added one cm more in round 3 to 841 (+0.9). Second Alyn Camara of Germany 814 (+0.3), third Sweden´s Andreas Otterling 806 (+1.5) PB. Sosthene Moguenara topped the women competition with 694 (-1.0) in first jump and underlined with last round effort 683 (+0.8). Second combined eventer Claudia Rath leaped to windy 684 (+2.2, legal best 670 +0.6) and third Xenia Stolz 674 (+1.5) PB.

KUTNO (POL, Jul 4): Remigiusz Olszewski improved in the 200 m to 20.89 (-0.4). In high jump Szymon Kiecana and Wojciech Theiner cleared 220.

SHIBETSU (JPN, Jul 5): At Hokuren Distance Challenge Hirsuato Mamiyo Nguse of Ethiopia won the 5000 m in 13:32.41.

RHEDE (GER, Jul 5): Alexander John clocked 13.63 (+1.7) over the hurdles at traditional meet here beating Dutch Gregory Sedoc 13.77. Robin Erewa topped the 100 m in 10.39 (-0.4) just over Nigerian Peter Emelieze 10.40. Ireland´s Kelly Proper won the women 200 m in 23.43 (-1.3). On Saturday Ashraf Amjad El-Seify of Qatar improved the hammer national record to 78.04. 

PARIS (FRA, Jul 5): Another personal best for French sprinter Jeffrey John in the 200 m here with 20.39 (-0.4).

VALLADOLID (ESP, Jul 5): At Spanish Junior Champs Miguel Alberto Blanco won the hammer with 75.43 (6 kg) and in the 10 000 m walk Diego García 41:56.58 ahead of Manuel Bermudez 42:18.17.

CHAMBERY (FRA, Jul 5): Winners of traditional 400 m hurdles meet were Stephane Yato 50.63 and Phara Anarchasis 56.71.

GOTEBORG (SWE, Jul 5): At "Världsungdomsspelen" fast hurdles by Danish Andreas Martinson 13.55 (+1.1) national record in heats and 13.59 (+2.1) in finals. Malin Dahlstrom cleared 450 in the pole vault.

VERDEN (GER, Jul 4): Eike Onnen again 230 in the high jump here.

BUDAPEST (HUN, Jul 2): Barbara Szabo cleared 190 in the high jump at UTE Field Events Meeting.

HILVERSUM (NED, Jul 5): The Arena Games had Jack Ali Harvey of Turkey winning the 100 m in 10.28 (-0.9) and Brazilian Augusto Dutra cleared 560 in the pole vault. Heptathlete Nadine Visser topped two events, 11.71 (+1.6) and 13.38 (-1.9) in the 100 m and 100 m hurdles. 

KAISERSLAUTERN (GER, Jul 5): At regional championships Oleg Zernikel improved in pole vault to 551, Karolin Hingst as women winner cleared 433. Tim Abeiye who runs for Ghana now won the 100 m in 10.34 (-0.7) and Australian Jarrod Bannister in his first meet since March won the javelin with 76.09.

RECHBERGHAUSEN (GER, Jul 5): Nigerian sprinter Egwero Ogho-Ogene won here the 100 m in season best 10.22 (0.0).

SINT NIKLAAS (BEL, Jul 4): Belgian Michael Bultheel won the 400 m hurdles here in 49.65, Dutch Liemarvin Bonevacia topped the 200 m in 20.67 (-0.3). 

UMAN (UKR, Jul 3-4): Yevhen Vinohradov achieved third best mark in the World 2015 in hammer at Ukrainian throwing cup 79.25 m. Mykyta Nesterenko was the best with discus 63.34.


ITEN (KEN, Jul 5): Evans Kiplagat in 2:15:42 and Pamele Jemeli in 2:45:04 were the winners at the inaugural Iten marathon in Elgeyo Marakwet County. Kiplagat, fresh from wining silver in the Prague marathon in May won ahead of Collins Tanui and Samuel Kalalel 2:16:31 and 2:16:37. Women winner was followed Mercy Jemutai, Edna Kwambai and Gladys Kibiwott who clocked 2:45:41, 2:46:06 and 2:47:56. In the half marathon Stephen Chebogut 1:05:59 and Florence Jepkosgei 1:16:44 were the winners. Informs East Standard.

ATLANTA (USA, Jul 4): Briton Scott Overall won the AJC Peachtree road race at 10 km with 29:30 ahead of Ben Payne 29:31. Alexi Pappas as best woman clocked 33:28. With some 60 000 runners and walkers this is one of the biggest 10 km road races in the World.

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